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THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
February 3, 2018

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways 40068/71
  2. John McCutcheon: A Perfect Day Ghost Light Appalseed 2018
  3. Michael Veitch: Your Perfect Day Heartlander Burt Street 101
  4. Suzanne McDermott: Great Day Ephemera Rosema Red 418
  5. Kristine Schmitt w/ The Lonesome Ace String Band: Best Day Ever Good Dirt self no#
  6. Dala (Sheila Carabine-Amanda Walter): Best Day (Sheila Carabine) Compass 74582-2
  7. Usher's Island (Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle): Sean Keane's (hornpipes) (trad) Usher's Island Compass 74701-2
  8. Kevin Burke & John Brennan: The Split Rock (K.Burke) / The Pipe on the Hob (trad) The Pound Ridge Sesions Loftus 007
  9. Laura Joy: Midwest Midwinter Stray Dog Sessions self 55491-11088
  10. Dar Williams: February Many Great Companions Razor & Tie 7930183112-2
  11. Zoe Mulford: February Thunder Small Brown Birds Azalea City 1701
  12. Good Lovelies: February Song Good Lovelies self 75020-91542
  13. Claudia Schmidt: Gather You In Hark the Dark Pragmavision 00261-46122
  14. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: Don't Let It Bring You Down Echo in the Valley Rounder 11661-00290
  15. Peter Mulvey: On the Way Up Notes From Elsewhere Signature Sounds 2008
  16. Chris Smither: Everything on Top Call Me Lucky Signature Sounds 2093
  17. Andrew & Casey Calhoun: I Will Go with My Father a-Ploughing (Andrew Calhoun/Joseph Campbell) Skeins Waterbug 130
  18. Tracy Grammer: The Mark (Jim Henry/Kate Cell) Low Tide self 180119
  19. Tom Paxton: Dancing in the Kitchen Comedians & Angels Appleseed1105
  20. Dennis Dougherty: Dancing in the Kitchen Songs from the Dog House Thinking Dog 2017
  21. John McCutcheon: She Just Dances Ghost Light Appalseed 2018
  22. Abbie Gardner: Afraid of Love Wishes on a Neon Sign self 88295-66333
  23. Kiss Me, Kate (1990 cast-Josephine Barstow): I'm Afraid Sweetheart I Love You (Cole Porter) EMI 754033-2
  24. Nina Simone: Love Me or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson-Gus Kahn) Mood Indigo: The Complete Bethlehem Singles BMG 538320282
  25. Claudia Schmidt: Five Kinds of Snow (Joel Mabus) Hark the Dark Pragmavision 00261-46122
  26. The Henhouse Prowlers: Walkin' Around in the Snow (James Weigel) A Dark Rumor self 84502 18813
  27. The DonJuans: Snow, Snow, Snow (Don Henry-Jon Vezner) The DonJuans Revue Scratched 80547-01892
  28. Eric Bannan: Watching Football with My Dad You Are Welcome Here self 88295-65040
  29. The Mad Show (orig.cast-Paul Sand, Dick Libertini, MacIntyre Dixon): Football In Depth (Marshall Barer - Larry Siegel - Steven Vinaver) DRG 19072
  30. The Mitchell Trio: Talking Football (T.Paxton) Violets of Dawn Collectors' Choice 374-2
  31. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: Bloomin' Rose Echo in the Valley Rounder 11661-00290
  32. Joanne Rand: Roses in the Snow & Drought self 00261-45049
  33. Tracy Grammer: Free Low Tide self 180119
  34. Dan Gellert: Cluck Old Hen (trad) Waitin' on the Break of Day Orphonon 29757-80392
  35. Joe Jencks: Bracero (Phil Ochs) Links in a Chain Turtle Bear 060109-1
  36. Dave MacKenzie: If Jesus Comes Back Solo Hey Baby 1006
  37. Kevin So: Just Like You (I'm an American) Along the Way Wing Bone 6978-2
  38. Mare Wakefield & Nomad: Land of the Free Time to Fly self 80547-01652
  39. Trent Severn: Eh Canada (Emm Gryner-Dayna Manning-Lindsay Schindler) Portage self 44667-03850
  40. The Arrogant Worms w/ The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra: We Are the Beaver Semi-Conducted self 2002
  41. Paula Poundstone: Canada I Heart Jokes self 00261-25990
  42. Deborah Holland: I Wanna Be a Canadian Vancouver Rage On 32623-97712
  43. Phil Ochs: Power and Glory (Bob Gibson-Phil Ochs) Farewells & Fantasies Elektra-Rhino 73518
  44. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken In Love Long Tail 003-2

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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RICH'S PICKS:

John McCutcheon, Usher's Island, Chris Smither, Andrew & Casey Calhoun, The DonJuans, Eric Bannan, Joanne Rand, Tracy Grammer, Mare Wakefield & Nomad, Rent Severen

CD of the week: John McCutcheon

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